2010s > 2017

Featured Titles

    1368 Days by Peter B. Marshall

"There are not many of us WWII POWs left now. I'm 96 years old and have outlived all of us captured by the Japanese on Guam the day after Pearl Harbor....All of us in Zentsuji and Osaka POW camps went through those 1368 days together. Not all of us made it home."

Year: 2017
Genre: WWII: POWs

    A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Set during one of the most turbulent and revolutionary times in history, A Column of Fire is one of Follett's most exciting and ambitious works yet. It will delight longtime fans of the Kingsbridge series and is the perfect introduction for readers new to Ken Fo

Year: 2017
Genre: HistoricalMiddle Ages

    A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré

Intelligence operations that were once the toast of secret London, and involved such characters as Alec Leamas, Jim Prideaux, George Smiley and Peter Guillam himself, are to be scrutinized by a generation with no memory of the Cold War and no patience with its justifications. In a story resonating with tension, humor and moral ambivalence, le Carré and his narrator Peter Guillam present the reader with a legacy of unforgettable characters old and new.

Year: 2017
Genre: Cold War Espionage

    All These Worlds by Dennis E. Taylor

Being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can't stay out of trouble. They've created enough colonies so humanity shouldn't go extinct. But political squabbles have a bad habit of dying hard, and the Brazilian probes are still trying to take out the competition. And the Bobs have picked a fight with an older, more powerful species with a large appetite and a short temper.

Year: 2017
Genre: Alien ContactMilitary SF

    Artemis by Andy Weir

Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich. Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity's first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she's owed for a long time.

Year: 2017
Genre: Action & Adventure SFConspiracyNear Future

    Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard by Charles J. Rzepka

Charles J. Rzepka looks at what makes the dope-dealers, bookies, grifters, financial advisors, talent agents, shady attorneys, hookers, models, and crooked cops of Leonard's world cool. They may be nefarious, but they are also confident, skilled, and composed. And they are good at what they do.

Year: 2017
Genre: on Writing

    Black Mask - Fall 2017 by Lester Dent

The greatest American detective magazine of all time is back with an all-new story by the creator of Doc Savage, Lester Dent. Also featuring classic hard-boiled detective stories by Horace McCoy, Wyatt Blassingame, Day Keene, Herbert Koehl, Kent Richards, Stephen McBarron, Dwight V. Babcock, Hugh B. Cave, and Edgar Franklin, all from the golden age of pulp fiction.

Year: 2017

    Camino Island by John Grisham

A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, impossible to resist. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in unsavory ventures.

Year: 2017
Genre: AuthorsBookstoresHeist CaperStolen Goods

    Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben

With unmatched suspense and emotional insight, Harlan Coben explores the big secrets and little lies that can destroy a relationship, a family, and even a town in this powerful new thriller.

Year: 2017
Genre: Suspense

    Down and Out in Purgatory by Tim Powers

Twenty tales of science fiction and fantasy from the two-time World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Award winning author of The Anubis Gates and On Stranger Tides.

Year: 2017
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

20171368 Days by Peter B. Marshall WWII: POWs, Non-Fiction
An American POW in WWII Japan
2017A Column of Fire by Ken Follett Historical, Middle Ages, Kingsbridge
2017A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré Cold War Espionage, George Smiley
2017All These Worlds by Dennis E. Taylor Alien Contact, Military SF, Bobiverse
2017Artemis by Andy Weir Action & Adventure SF, Near Future, Conspiracy
2017Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard by Charles J. Rzepka on Writing
2017Black Mask - Fall 2017 by Lester Dent
2017Camino Island by John Grisham Heist Caper, Stolen Goods, Authors, Bookstores
2017Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben Suspense
2017Down and Out in Purgatory by Tim Powers Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
2017Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton Paleontology, Westerns
2017End Game by David Baldacci Thriller, Will Robie, Colorado
2017Escape from Saigon by Michael Morris
2017For We Are Many by Dennis E. Taylor Alien Contact, Hard SF, Bobiverse
2017Forever and a Death by Donald E. Westlake Bank Robbery
2017Gnomon by Nick Harkaway Dystopian, Near Future, SF Detective, Speculative
2017Grim Expectations by K.W. Jeter George Dower
2017Hardboiled Activist by Ken Fuller Biography, Marxism, Non-Fiction
The Work and Politics of Dashiell Hammett
2017Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Andrew Langley Non-Fiction
2017Machine Learning by Hugh Howey Science Fiction, Short Stories
2017Nighthawk by Clive Cussler Action, Technological Thriller, NUMA Files
2017Origin by Dan Brown Thriller, Robert Langdon
2017River's Edge by James P. Blaylock Steampunk, Langdon St. Ives
2017Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Initiative by Eric Van Lustbader Espionage, Jason Bourne
2017Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane Psychological Thriller, Conspiracy
2017Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King Horror
2017Testimony by Scott Turow Cold Case, Legal Thriller
2017The Allies Strike Back by James Holland World War II, The War in the West, Non-Fiction
1941-1943
2017The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand for by David McCullough Non-Fiction
2017The Best of Richard Matheson by Richard Matheson Horror, Short Stories
2017The Big Book of the Continental Op by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Continental Op
2017The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi Military SF, Space Opera, The Interdependency
2017The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler Serial Killer, Isaac Bell
2017The Fallen by Eric Van Lustbader Action, Secret History, Supernatural, The Testament Novels
2017The Fix by David Baldacci FBI, Amos Decker
2017The Force by Don Winslow Police Procedural, Corruption, New York City
2017The Frozen Hours by Jeff Shaara Korean War
2017The Late Show by Michael Connelly Police Procedural, Renee Ballard
2017The Priest Barracks by Guillaume Zeller WWII: Concentration Camps, Non-Fiction
Dachau 1938 - 1945
2017The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler Kidnapping, Treasure Hunt, Fargo Adventures
2017The Rooster Bar by John Grisham Legal Thriller, Corruption
2017The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin Epic Fantasy, Post Apocalypse, Broken Earth
2017The Unreal and the Real by Ursula K. Le Guin Fantasy, Short Stories
2017The Wanted by Robert Crais Private Eye, Stolen Goods, Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Los Angeles
2017Twenty-Two on Peleliu by George Peto US Marines, Non-Fiction
Four Pacific Campaigns with the Corps: The Memoirs of an Old Breed Marine
2017Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly Cold Case, Private Eye, Harry Bosch
2017Typhoon Fury by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, Oregon Files
2017walkaway by Cory Doctorow Near Future, Post Apocalypse, Utopian
2017Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton Extortion, Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone

 

 

 


 

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